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The Boarding House

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    RatingAvg. Dinner Entrée
    $$$$$Greater than $25
    $$$$$18.01 - $25
    $$$$12.01 - $18
    $$$7.01 - $12
    $Less than $7
  • American (New), Wine Bar, Vegetarian-Friendly
  • 720 N Wells St, Chicago IL60654 41.8954568 -87.6344074
  • (At W Superior St)
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  • (312) 280-0720
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Dining Room

Appetizers

Cauliflower Bisque golden raisin & caper tapenade   10.00
Housemade Tagliatelle cauliflower, fresh garbanzos, lemon  15.00 25.00
Maplebrook Farms Burrata poached pears, hazelnut vinaigrette, la quercia prosciutto   16.00
Ahi Tuna Crudo hearts of palm, teardrop tomatoes, cilantro chili oil   16.00
Boarding House Salad mixed greens, cherries, candied walnuts, french feta cheese, champagne vinaigrette   10.00
Shaved Vegetable Salad sugar snaps, arugula, fennel, sundried tomato vinaigrette   10.00
Beets & Goat Cheese baby beets, herbed goat cheese, pistachios, candied zest, pumpernickel, basil   13.00
Hen Egg & Polenta Fries fried egg, bechamel sauce, pecorino cheese, burgundy truffles   14.00
Braised Octopus fingerling potatoes, grilled frisee, nicoise vierge, squid ink vinaigrette   13.00
Merguez Stuffed Calamari smoking goose merguez sausage, flageolet beans, harissa   15.00

Entrees

Autumn Risotto roasted butternut squash, spiced pepitas, sweet cream   21.00
Half Amish Chicken honey glaze, piquillo purée, yukon hash, calabrian chili   26.00
Seared Faroe Island Salmon fregola sarda, honey-glazed thumbelina carrots, swiss chard   27.00
Seared Scallops kohlrabi, concord apple, pickled mustard seeds, guanciale   30.00
Seared Sturgeon lentils, bacon, artichoke barigoule, carrot gremolata   32.00
Venison Loin grilled new zealand venison loin, rutabaga puree, bacon, currants   34.00
Berkshire Pork Chop white cheddar grits, roasted brussel sprouts, apple mostarda   31.00
Grilled Flat Iron Steak roasted german butterball potatoes, shallot jam, garlic confit butter   28.00
Dakota Lamb Chops red wine braised cipollini onions, rapini, rye gnocchi   38.00

Desserts

Banana Bread Pudding vanilla ice cream, rum creme anglaise   9.00
Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Sandwich cream cheese & bourbon caramel filling   9.00
Chocolate Bar flourless chocolate cake, chocolate crunch,chocolate bourbon ice cream   10.00
Pear & Cranberry Cobbler mick klug pears, cranberries, bobtail vanilla ice cream   9.00
Julia's Carrot Cake cream cheese frosting, candied walnuts, sweet carrot reduction   8.00
Sorbet    6.00

 

Vegetarian

Appetizers

Seasonal Soup seasonal vegetarian preparation   10.00
Boarding House Salad field greens, english cucumber, tomatoes, french feta, balsamic vinaigrette   9.00
Arugula Salad roasted beets, goat cheese crumbles, pistachios, champagne vinaigrette   10.00
Fried Egg sautéed asparagus, lemon aioli, garlic breadcrumbs   12.00
House Pasta seasonal vegetable   15.00

Entrees

House Pasta Entree seasonal vegetable   25.00
Mushroom Ragout shiitake, oyster, portobello mushrooms, garlic, cauliflower purée, roasted cauliflower   15.00
Farro Risotto sweet and sour eggplant caponata   16.00
Sautéed Vegetables zucchini ribbons, julienned carrots, peppers, garlic, sugar snap peas   16.00

 

Bar Menu

Appetizers

Cauliflower Bisque golden raisin & caper tapenade   10.00
Housemade Tagliatelle cauliflower, fresh garbanzos, lemon  15.00 25.00
Ahi Tuna Crudo hearts of palm, teardrop tomatoes, cilantro chili oil   16.00
Maplebrook Farms Burrata minted plums, hazelnut vinaigrette, la quercia prosciutto   16.00
Boarding House Salad mixed greens, cherries, candied walnuts, french feta cheese, champagne vinaigrette   10.00
Shaved Vegetable Salad sugar snaps, arugula, fennel, sundried tomato vinaigrette   12.00
Beets & Goat Cheese baby beets, herbed goat cheese, pistachios, candied zest, pumpernickel, basil   13.00
Hen Egg & Polenta Fries fried egg, bechamel sauce, pecorino cheese, burgundy truffles   14.00
Braised Octopus fingerling potatoes, grilled frisee, nicoise vierge, squid ink vinaigrette   13.00
Merguez Stuffed Calamari smoking goose merguez sausage, flageolet beans, harissa   15.00

Cheese And Charcuterie

Cheese Board capriole sofia (goat) indiana, delices de borgogne (cow) france, mont st francis (goat) indiana, timber coulee (sheep) wisconsin, bohemian blue (sheep) wisconsin   22.00
Charcuterie Board la quercia prosciutto, les trois petits cochons chorizo, west loop salumi coppa   16.00
Cheese & Charcuterie Board la quercia speck, country style pate, smoking goose sopressata, delice de bourgogne, montgomery’s farmhouse cheddar, flora nelle blue   28.00

Pizza

Pizza Margherita tomato sauce, fresh basil   12.00
Bacon & Caramelized Onion Pizza bacon, caramelized onions, goat cheese   14.00
Shrimp Pizza lemon & garlic shrimp, white sauce   14.00
Mushroom Pizza truffle butter, wild mushrooms, pecorino cheese   14.00
Sausage Pizza italian sausage, basil, house-made giardiniera   14.00
Roasted Pepper Pizza roasted tomatoes, olives, oregano   13.00

Entrees

Autumn Risotto roasted butternut squash, spiced pepitas, sweet cream   21.00
Half Amish Chicken honey & zatar glaze, eggplant puree, eggplant ragout, tahini vinaigrette   26.00
Seared Faroe Island Salmon honey-glazed thumbelina carrots, fregola sarda, swiss chard   27.00
Scallops pancetta, sunchoke puree, brussels sprouts, lemon zest   29.00
Seared Sturgeon lentils, bacon, artichoke barigoule, carrot gremolata   31.00
Grilled New Zealand Venison Loin rutabaga puree, bacon, currants   34.00
Berkshire Pork Chop white cheddar grits, roasted brussel sprouts, apple mostarda   31.00
Grilled Flat Iron Steak roasted german butterball potatoes, shallot jam, garlic confit butter   28.00
Dakota Lamb Chops red wine braised cipollini onions, rapini, rye gnocchi   38.00

Sides & Such

Mediterranean Olives orange, rosemary   4.00
Jaffa Hummus shallots, cumin, lemon juice, house made crackers   6.00
Black Bean Hummus black beans, garlic, tahini   6.00
Beluga Lentil & Quinoa Salad tarragon, champagne vinegar, olive oil   5.00
House-Made Fries    5.00

 

Signature Cocktails $12

The Dirty Bird peach liqueur, orange juice, fresh mint, sparkling wine   
Curl Up & Rye rittenhouse rye whiskey, st. germaine, punta e mes   
Bright & Stormy pimms no 1, meyer's dark rum, grapefruit juice, ginger beer   
Smoke And Mirrors effen cucumber vodka, mezcal, barenjager, grapefruit bitters, lemon, basil   
The Juice tito's vodka, kappa pisco, lillet rinse, club soda   
Blue Ribbon Cocktail buffalo trace bourbon, apple cider, ginger liqueur, allspice dram   
Grow A Pear beefeater gin, pear brandy, sage infused simple syrup, ginger beer   
Midnight Manhattan buffalo trace bourbon, amaro nonino, fino sherry, old fashioned bitters   
Orange Is The New Black hennessey black, blood orange liqueur, peach bitters, peychaud bitters, egg white   
Vaya Con Dios olmeca altos blanco tequila, fernet branca, hibiscus water.   

Bottled Beer

Sample Menu

Stella Artois, Pale Lager leuven, belgium   6.00
Brooklyn Brewery, Black Chocolate Stout brooklyn, new york   7.00
Anchor Brewing, IPA san francisco, california   6.00
Ayinger, Ur-Weisse aying, germany   7.00
Saison Dupont, Farmhouse Ale tourpes, belgium   7.00
Augustiner Munich Helles classic light lager, germany   6.00
Miller Lite milwaukee, wisconsin   5.00
La Socaradda, Cervesa gastro-ale, spain   12.00

Wines By The Glass

Champagne & Sparkling $15

Szigeti, Pinot Noir, Brut Rose burgenland, austria   
Catherine Et Pierre Breton, "La Dilettante" Vouvray Brut loire valley, france   

White

Complices De Loire, Sauvignon Blanc touraine, france 2013   10.00
Casale Marchese, Frascati Superiore lazio, italy 2012   11.00
Balthasar Ress, Riesling rheingau, germany 2012   12.00
Loimer, Gruner Veltliner kamptal, austria 2013   14.00
Max Ferdinand Richter, Pinot Blanc mosel, germany 2013   11.00
Conde De Valdemar, Rioja Blanco rioja, spain 2013   11.00
Brezza, Chardonnay piedmont, italy 2013   14.00
Patz & Hall, Chardonnay sonoma coast, california 2013   18.00

Red

Chateau Sainte Eulalie, Rose minervois, france 2013   9.00
Au Bon Climat, Pinot Noir santa barbara, california 2012   14.00
J. Christopher, "Lumiere," Pinot Noir eola amity hills, oregon 2011   18.00
Poderi Ruggeri Corsini, Barbera d'Alba piedmont, italy 2013   13.00
Chateau De Pierreux, Gamay brouilly, beaujolais 2012   13.00
Vignobles Brunier, "Le Pigeoulet En Provence" vin de pays de vaucluse, france 2012   13.00
Chateau Du Cedre, Malbec cahors, france 2011   16.00
Turley Wine Cellars, Old Vines Zinfandel california 2012   20.00
Cane And Fable, Cabernet Sauvignon paso robles, california 2013   14.00
Sparkman Cellars, "Wilderness Blend" columbia valley, washington 2011.   19.00

 

(VG) Vegan, (GF) Gluten Free.
The Boarding House
720 N Wells St
At W Superior St
(312) 280-0720
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